HHS Today

Backwards approach to tardy policy

RB Staff

October 28, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Our view The piercing, resonant ring of the tardy bell follows you as you manage a narrow escape into the closing door of first period. You grab the nearest seat, but the teacher is already giving you that all too familiar look. You're late again, for the 5th time, and all because of those kids in...

Stop the stereotypes

Stop the stereotypes

October 3, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Most people say it doesn’t seem like nine years have gone by. The anguish and distress is still here as it was when we watched that second plane crash into the World Trade Center and nearly 3,000 lives lost. Almost a decade later, we are still at war. Ground Zero is now the epicenter of recent co...

Paper expands reach with new website

September 29, 2010


Filed under Opinion

You may be wondering why this year you weren’t greeted with a fresh, new copy of The Red & Black paper at open house, a tradition we’ve upheld here since before I was a freshman. Now, as a senior and one of the editors of the paper, I helped break the tradition. No papers were handed out during ...

Sports should start sooner so athletes can sleep

Jake Gagne, Sports Editor

September 29, 2010


Filed under Opinion

We are teenagers. We enjoy sleep, hanging out with our friends and doing the things we like to do. But when our schoolwork suffers because of school sports, this is a problem. At school we’re always encouraged to get involved, like joining clubs or doing sports. But when I went out for the schoo...

Transfer student reflects on his first month at Hillsborough

Antonio Brown, Staff writer

September 15, 2010


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Coming to Hillsborough High School from a school that was only one building was weird at first; however, I became used to it quickly. My previous school had four hallways and two sets of stairs one up one down. My previous school did not have vending machines and had a block schedule so I would have...

Seniors shouldn’t have to buy new caps, gowns for graduation

Symone Griffin, Staff Writer

June 9, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Why can’t we use our siblings’ caps and gowns? It’s the question that every senior or upcoming senior asks. I believe that the company Herff Jones just wants more money from parents and students. Look, we’re paying $90 all together. That includes cap, gown and diploma cover. But I think that...

Fine print shouldn’t keep us from walking

Lucas Dawson, Staff Writer

June 9, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Seniors from our school will be saying goodbye to their high school years forever on June 10. One of the best and most lasting memories they will carry will be from their graduation day, when they walk across the stage and really leave it all behind. However, not all seniors will be there. Of course...

EDTIORIAL: Security cameras bring peace of mind

R&B Editorial Board

June 9, 2010


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Over the past few months, the behaviors of students around the school have been … less than angelic. Between pulling fire alarms and vandalizing bathrooms, violence and crime have been the main contributing factors to the latest installation of security cameras around the school. We believe that this...

Learning goes up in smoke when students use drugs

Sarah Varner, Special Report Editor

June 9, 2010


Filed under Opinion

When I pull into the parking lot before school every morning, I find that more and more frequently there is a haze of marijuana smoke surrounding my car. The source? The very peers who I walk down the hall with. This situation is not just one in the parking lots. I find myself far too often walking...

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